These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Northampton. You may be able to find further references to Northampton in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||GILES (St.)||a parish and a sub-district||Imperial||NORTHAMPTON||a town and a district||Imperial||NORTHAMPTON and BANBURY JUNCTION railway||a railway||Imperial||NORTHAMPTON and MARKET-HARBOROUGH RAILWAY||a railway||Imperial||NORTHAMPTON and PETERBOROUGH RAILWAY||a railway||Imperial|
This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Northampton within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.
|Traveller||Section||No. of Refs.||Thomas Pennant||Part II: Daventry to Northampton||16||George Borrow||Around Anglesey (2)||11||William Camden||Huntingdon and Northampton||6||Thomas Pennant||Northampton to Gothurst||6||Daniel Defoe||Letter 7, Part 2: East Midlands||5||Daniel Defoe||Appendix to the second volume||5||Robert Gammage||Becoming a Chartist speaker, and first leaving Northampton in 1840||5||Karl Moritz||Chapter 12: Derbyshire to Northampton||5||Robert Gammage||Gammage's first letter to the Chronicle||4||Robert Gammage||How and Why I Became a Chartist; Schooldays||4||Robert Gammage||On tramp in 1840, from London to the south coast||4||Robert Gammage||Liverpool and London in 1842||3||Daniel Defoe||Letter 6, Part 1: Middlesex, Hertford and Buckinghamshire||2||Celia Fiennes||Another tour of the Midlands||2||Robert Gammage||Eight months in Sherborne||2||Robert Gammage||Working and Campaigning in Chelmsford in 1841-2||2||Robert Gammage||Chelmsford, Oxford and Nottinghamshire||2||John Wesley||1740-2: Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield||2||John Wesley||1769-70: Opens a New Church; Comments on Rousseau; Geology; Swedenborg||2||Karl Moritz||Chapter 13: Northampton to London||2||Arthur Young||1791 Tour from Cambridgeshire to Birmingham||2||George Borrow||Wrexham and Llangollen||1||William Camden||Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire||1||William Camden||Shropshire and Cheshire||1||Charles Wesley||Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle||1||Daniel Defoe||Preface to Second Volume||1||Celia Fiennes||1697 Tour: Coventry to London||1||Robert Gammage||Touring the Welsh border in 1852 and 1853||1||Robert Gammage||Travelling in the north in 1842||1||Robert Gammage||Touring central Scotland||1||Robert Gammage||Ayrshire and Renfrewshire||1||John Wesley||1744-5: First Methodist Conference; Pressgangs and Mobs||1||John Wesley||1771-3: Windsor Park; Wesley as Art Critic; Glasgow and Perth; Preaches to 30,000 People||1||John Wesley||1781-4: An Ideal Circuit; Wesley in his Eighties; Wesley Visits Holland; Scotland||1||Thomas Pennant||Tamworth to Meriden||1||Thomas Pennant||Combe Abbey to Stow Nine Churches||1||Thomas Pennant||Towcester to Redborn||1||Thomas Pennant||Ampthill to Luton||1|
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